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Focus Zetec S Sat Nav (Fords Own)

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Has anyone got installed the Ford branded sat nav system in there new model focus. IM looking to buy the new model with all the gadgets I can but not sure what the sat nav is like compared to the stand alone models from garmin and tom tom.

Any advice or views would be great

Pete

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Quick and easy answer to this is that no built in nav can compare to a dedicated tomtom. They may gain signal slightly faster with a bigger antenna but as far as features go a tomtom is good bang for your buck. Updates on built in units are also expensive and very limited. It's really a compromise to what do you really want? Built in unit is easier and less hassle while a tomtom has far better options finding locations and addresses that aren't 100% accurate. My built in ford nav lets me down every so often with finding post codes and going by roads and so on is difficult so I still have my tomtom in the glove box. If you're using a sat nav very often like every day get a tomtom. If not go for the built in ford unit.

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